Issued by NWS Ohio RFC
AGUS71 KTIR 201527
Ohio River Basin Hydrometeorological Discussion
Ohio River Forecast Center, Wilmington, Ohio
1127 AM EDT Sunday, July 20, 2014
A weak disturbance is currently lying over the Ohio valley bringing an
occasional shower to eastern areas of the eastern basin. Most of the basin
should stay relatively dry, however, over the next 48 hours. Summer returns
this week with warmer temperatures and increased humidity. Wednesday will bring
the next shot of widespread shower and thunderstorm activity with a front
entering the basin from the northwest.
...FLOOD POTENTIAL DISCUSSION...
Flood potential remains relatively low.
...24-HR OBSERVED PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
The eastern half of the Ohio River forecast basin saw some areas of showers and
isolated thunderstorms. Middle TN, again saw the heaviest amounts with an area
of an inch up to two inches. Southeast KY, saw a band of half inch to an inch
and western PA saw over a half inch in several areas. Most other areas, heading
further west into the Ohio valley saw only a tenth or less.
...48-HR FORECAST PRECIPITATION USED IN TODAY`S RIVER FORECASTS...
Only a tenth or two or less is forecast for some areas of the eastern basin.
Otherwise, generally zero for most of the basin.
...RIVER BASINS IN FLOOD...
Forecast precipitation graphics are available on the OHRFC Website
at the following address: http://weather.gov/ohrfc/ForecastPrecipitation